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How to Be a Good Listener

Five Ways to Be a Better Listener (Hint: Shhh!)

Debra Fine | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Debra Fine

By demonstrating good listening skills, you are showing another person that you think they matter, that you value their opinion, that you find them interesting, that you adore their pantsuit.

5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

A common misconception is that highly charismatic people are perfect. That their charisma comes from their superior, skills, income or looks. But this is not the case at all.

Lindsay Holmes

9 Things Good Listeners Do Differently | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite being taught the importance of listening from a young age -- think about how many teachers have asked you to "put your listening ears on" -- t...

WATCH: Easy Tips For Being A Better Listener

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

People love good listeners. Giving your full attention in a conversation is a universally admirable trait, but everyone has experienced a time when it...

How To Actually Be A Good Listener

Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News What's more frustrating than speaking without being heard? We've all been there: confiding in a friend as she paws ...

Listening to the Spaces Between the Words

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

In our rush to communicate we often hear the words, but not the heart of what is being said. In fact real listening happens in the spaces beneath the words.

The Balanced Life -- Stop Talking and Listen

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of my resolutions is stop talking. Silence can be more powerful than anything you want to say. Sometimes, words can only diminish what you want to convey.

Promoting Self-Esteem With Active Listening

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

"I think the reason I have low self-esteem is not actually that my parents didn't say great and reassuring things to me, but that they didn't care enough to take the time to listen to me."